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PG-13| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
Elliot Sherman (Michael Showalter) has had terrible luck with women during his life, losing three of them to ex-boyfriends in outlandish situations. Now, a week before he is to marry Caroline (Elizabeth Banks), she mentions an old high-school boyfriend, Bradley (Justin Theroux), and Elliot worries that the curse is about to strike again. A co-worker named Cecil (Michelle Williams) attempts to reassure him, but trying not to give in to anxiety only makes things worse.

Cast: Michael Showalter , Elizabeth Banks , Michelle Williams , Justin Theroux , Zak Orth , Michael Ian Black , Catherine Lloyd Burns , Peter Dinklage

Director: Michael Showalter

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: IFC Films

The Baxter (2005)

Release Date: August 26th, 2005|1 hr. 31 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The Baxter is just an OK movie, but Showalter's performance is the gem to take from it. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    No great shakes, The Baxter nonetheless has a quiet loopiness going for it. And it has the absence of a laugh track going for it, too. show more

  • 63
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Modest and polite. That's not a ringing endorsement of Michael Showalter's good-natured comedy, but there are enough laughs in it if you're willing to settle. show more

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